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Dr. Stefan Leimgruber


Schellenberg Wittmer Ltd
Löwenstrasse 19

P.O. Box 2201

8021 Zurich

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 9387
F +41 44 215 5200

German, English

T +41 44 215 5252
D +41 44 215 9387
F +41 44 215 5200

Stefan Leimgruber is a Partner in our Dispute Resolution Group in Zurich. His practice focuses on domestic and international commercial litigation and arbitration.

Practice Areas / Sectors and Industries

Expertise and Experience

  • Acts as counsel and as arbitrator in international arbitrations, ad hoc and institutional, in particular in post-M&A and shareholder disputes as well as in disputes relating to joint ventures, license, purchase, and distribution agreements
  • Represents parties before Swiss courts with a particular focus on banking and financial disputes, post-M&A and corporate litigation, interim measures and enforcement of foreign judgments
  • Advises and represents sport federations, officials and athletes in sports law matters


Professional Experience
Partner at Schellenberg Wittmer
Associate at Schellenberg Wittmer
Legal Secretary and Substitute Judge at the Zurich District Court

Education and Admission
Dr. iur., University of Lucerne
Bar Admission in Switzerland
lic iur., University of Zurich

Additional Professional Activities
  • Regular publications in his areas of specializations
  • Member of several professional associations, including IBA, ASA, DRI, AIJA, the Swiss and the Zurich Bar Association


  • Legal 500: Recognized as a Next Generation Lawyer (Litigation) 2017/2018
  • LMG Expert Guides: Rising Star (Commercial Arbitration) 2016-2018
  • Who's Who Legal Future Leader in Arbitration 2017-2019 and Litigation 2018

Selected Publications

Kommentierung von Art. 243-260 ZPO
Stefan Leimgruber, co-author Michael Lazopoulos
in: Myriam A. Gehri/Ingrid Jent-Sørensen/Martin Sarbach (Hrsg.), ZPO Kommentar, Schweizerische Zivilprozessordnung, 2. Aufl., Zürich 2015